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German parliamentary inquiry NSA revelations to open in April

Europe
18.03.2014
By our dpa-correspondent and Europe Online    auf Facebook posten  Auf Twitter posten  
Berlin (dpa) - A German public inquiry into surveillance by the US National Security Agency (NSA) in Germany is to open in April, parliamentary officials said in Berlin Tuesday.

A eight-member parliamentary commission of inquiry is to look into what the German intelligence agencies knew about US wiretapping starting in 2001.

The panel headed by Clemens Binninger of Chancellor Angela Merkel‘s Christian Democrats (CDU) will be public.

It is unclear who the panel would invite to give testimony. The Green Party would like to hear from Edward Snowden, the NSA contractor who exposed the snooping.

The parliamentary inquiry would have authority to summon evidence from German intelligence agencies, but no power to subpoena US data.

Pressure for the inquiry had come from Hans-Christian Stroebele, a German Green Party deputy who scored a coup last year by travelling to Moscow and meeting with Snowden, who has received one year‘s political asylum from Russia.

Merkel has rebuffed all appeals to offer asylum to Snowden, who has been praised by many in Germany as a hero.

 

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